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VOL. XXXVIII.-NO. 16.
ENLOE LOST HIS TEMPER,
An Exciting Episode in the
Chairman Enloe Calls Commis
sioner Raum a Liar.
Congressional Proceedings and Other
Doings at the Capital.
President Harrison Koran** to Divulge
the Negotiations for >v Interna
tional Silver Conference at
Associated Press Dispatches.
Washington April 20.—There waa an
exciting scene today in the room where
the Raum investigation was proceeding.
Representative Enloe, one of the mem
bers of the committee, called Commis
sioner Raum a liar, and attempted to
make a personal assault upon him. The
trouble began with an inquiry by Enloe
as to whether or not Commissioner
Raum had not furnished Special Ex
aminer Greenwalt with $15 to be used
for the purpose of entrapping an attor
ney of Kalamazoo, Mich., suspected of
buying information in regard to pension
Tbe commissioner said he had not
given Greenwalt the money.
Enloe insisted that on a previous
bearing Raum had admitted be did.
Tho commissioner replied that lie had
Enloe repeated the query suveral
times, until Raum finally turned around
and asked if he wanted another denial.
Enloe hotly exclaimed: "You are a
liar! You did say so I"
Enloe at the same time rose to his
feet, grasped a glass sponge cup on ttie
table and started for the commissioner.
The other members of tbe committee
rose hastily aud forcibly prevented En
loe from proceeding further.
As Enloe struggled to free himself.
Commissioner Raum said: "I want no
difficulty with you or anyone else, but
the man does tot live whom I fear."
Then, to avoid further trouble, he took
up his hat and marched out of the
Chairman Wheeler called to him that
there was no need to leave, as he would
be amply protected, whereupon Con
gressman Pivyson remarked that the
witness had a right to leave when be
had been so treated.
To Enloe Chairman Wheeler ex
pressed regret at the scene, but Enloe
insisted that be bad netted witness
fairly, bat he thought Raum's manner
was vory offensive.
Payrion asked in what respect, adding
that the commissioner had Eiaiply said
he did not make the statement, and En
loe kept insisting that he did.
Enloe retorted that the commission
er's manner w\s very offensive.
Finally, as the best way out of the
difficulty, the committee adjourned.
The Diplomatic and Consular Kill Under
Washington, April 26.—1n the house,
this morning, the senate amendments
to the urgency deflcieney appropriation
bill were non-concurred in.
Blanchard of Louisiana gave notice
that on Monday he would call up the
river and harbor appropriation bill.
The house then went into cimmiitee of
the whole on the diplomatic and con
sular appropriation bill.
Blount explained the provisions of
the measure. It appropriated $1,584,
--925, being $72,000 less than the current
law, and $553,541 less than the estimates.
The reduction on miseious was $25,000;
on cons Us, $37,000; on the bureau of
American republics, $10,000. The num
ber of missions was reduced by placing
Denmark, Sweden and Norway under
one mission; Colombia and Ecuador
one, and Peru and Bolivia one.
The general debate on the bill closes
When the committee rose, on motion
of Geary of California the house agreed
to the request of the senate for a con
ference on the Chinese exclusion bill.
IN THE SENATE.
A Message From the President Holatlng
Washington, April 26. —Coke ad
dressed tbe senate today in favor of the
free coinage of silver, basing his remarks
on Morgan's resolution on that subject.
Daniel followed Coke. At the close of
Daniel's speech the army appropriation
bill was taken up.
Cockrell called for a separate vote on
the amendment striking out the provi
sion that no money shall be paid for the
transportation of troops and army sup
plies over any non-bonded lines, the
Union Paciflc or Southern Paciflc. A
long debate ensued, but no action was
The presiding officer (Manderson) laid
before the senate a communication from
the president in response to Teller's res
olution as to an international conference
on the silver question.
The president states that in his opin
ion it would not be compatible with the
public interests to lay before the senate
at this time the correspondence which
he was requested, by its resolution of
April 23d, to furnish, concerning any
steps taken toward the securing of an
international conference to consider the
question of free coinage or the enlarged
use of silver. He says, however, that
he will do so at the earliest moment
after definite information can be proper
ly given, and adds: "It may not be
inappropriate, however, to say here, be
lieving that the full use of silver as a
coin metal upon an agreed ratio by the
great commercial nations of the world,
would promote the prosperity of their
people, I have not, and will not, allow
any favorable opportunity to pass for
the promotion of that most desirable
result; or if free international silver
coinage is not at present attainable,
then to secure the largest practicable
use of that metal."
The communication having been
LOS ANGELES HERALD.
read, Teller remarked that the presi
dent said in it he would let no oppor
tunity pass in regard to an international
agreement. What the friends of free
silver complained of, Teller said, was
that the United States government bad
been waiting for an opportunity to
romp, whereas it was its duty to make
Morgan said he desired to debate the
communication before it went to the
committee, so it was laid on tbe table.
The Democrats Continue Their Attack
on the McKliile.y Liw.
Washington, April 26.—The Demo
cratic majority of the ways and means
committee today moved a little further
in the programme of attacking the
present tariff system, by means of
separate tariff bills. Two more "free
list" bills were practically ageed upon
by tbe Democratic majority and brought
before tbe full committee, but owing to
a desire on tbe part of the Republican
mincrity to look further into the meas
ures before reporting to the house, final
action was delayed.
The bills to be reported relate to lum
ber and Bilver-lead ores. It is proposed
to make each free of duty. The majority
have not absolutely determined to re
pott a free lumber bill, but there is rea
son to believe that such a conclusion
will be reached at the next meeting,
The lumber bill in mind follows tbe
free lumber section of the Mills bill,
making the same classes free of duty.
Tpe bill to admit Mexican silver-lead
ores free of duty, which will be reported,
is that introduced by Dockery.
The Time Kipe for Uncle Sam to Act In
Washington, April 20.—Three mem
bers of the house committee on foreign
affairs (Geary, O'Donnell and Hamer)
have united with Rayner in reporting
to the house a set of resolutions, in
place of what they regard a perfunctory
expression of sympathy with the perse
cuted Russian Hebrews already reported
by the majority of the committee.
These resolutions assert that the time
has now come when the United States
ia entitled to take an interest in the
continued persecution of Hebrews in
Russia, and direct the American minis
ter at St. Petersburg to communicate
with the Russian government, and re
port whether there is any prospect of
the repeal of the law or laws, limiting
the places of residence of Jews, and the
character of their occupations, and pro
hibiting foreign Jews from transacting
business in Russia. The attorney gen
eral is also to report upon the facte as
certained by the minister, whether or
not these Russian statutes and ordi
nances do not constitute a violation of
the existing treaties between the United
States and Russia.
THE PINKERTON SYSTEM.
The House Jnill. litry Committee Order!
Washington, April 25. —After having
considered the question of its consti
tutionality for a long time, the house
judiciary committee today decided to re
port a resolution directing that an in
vestigation be made into the Finkerton
system. The committee came to the
conclusion that as charges have been
mado of the a'leged use of Pinkerton
meu by interstate commerce carriers,
and also that their employment has
resulted in violence to persons and
property, it would recommend an inves
tigation to ascertain if tbe charges be
Washington, April 26.—Mr. Mason,
the commissioner of internal revenue,
said today that the recent decision of
the United States supreme court in the
case of George R. Eaton is liable to be
misunderstood by persons not familiar
with the facta. That particular case, he
explained, arose under the original oleo
margarine act, which did not prescribe
a penalty in the case of wholesale deal
ers who failed to report to the commis
sioner of internal revenue. The law,
however, was subsequently amended to
cover this omission. It should be un
derstood, therefore, that it is no longer
a mere department regulation but a
provision of the law.
Washington, April 26.—An amend
ment was proposed to the river and har
bor bill today, by Senator Mitchell, ap
propriating nearly $3,000,000 to con
struct a boat railway at the Dalles and
Calilo falls and Ten-Mile rapids of the
Columbia river, and the necessary ma
rine apparatus for the purpose of trans
porting boats and their cargoes across
the obstructions at these places. The
appropriation is to cover the whole cost
of the proposed improvement.
Washington, April 26. —An elaborate
bill designed to remedy the defects
found in the working of the interstate
commerce law, nnd to increase the effi
ciency of the law, was today ordered
favorably reported to the house com
merce committee, which, through a
sub-committee, has been working on
the measure for some weeks past.
I. O. O. F. Celebration at Monrovia.
Monrovia, April 26.—I'Special.] The
Odd Fellows had a celebration here to
day, and musical and literary exercises
at Barnes's hall tonight. The Pasa
dena, El Monte and Azusa lodges were
here in full force. About 600 persons
sat down to a sumptuous collation in
the Spence block, at 10:30, prepared by
the Daughters of Rebecca and ladies of
A Priest Horsewhipped.
Eureka, Oal., April 26.—Harry Rog
ers flogged Father O'Kane on tbe public
street today with a horsewhip. The
trouble grew out of assertions made re
flecting on the honesty of Rogers' wife
from the altar of the church some time
ago. The affair caused quite a sensa
tion. No arrests.
Frost in Nape Valley.
Napa,Oal., April 26—Heavy frost is
reported from different sections of the
valley, principally in the northern and
central portions. Further damage to
the grape crop is feared, which is al
ready badly damaged. Potatoes and
other vegetables turned black.
TWO NEW TARIFF BILLS.
A Misleading Decision.
Oregon Wants the Earth.
A Law That Needs Mending.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 27, 1892.
PALMER OR CLEVELAND.
The Question That Puzzles
the Illinois Democrats.
Friends of Both Working Hard
Delegates to the Chicago Convention
Will Be Uninstrncted.
Colorado Will Send Anti-Harrison Dele
gates to Minneapolis—The Politi
cal Pot Boiling In Vari
Associated Press Dispatches.
Si'ringfikld, 111., April 26.—The pres
idential situation is the principal topic
of conversation among the delegates to
the Democratic state convention, which
meets tomorrow. All day long the
Palmer and Cleveland factions were
busily at work, and tonight the sena
tor's friends discovered that the ex
president's adherents bad practically
captured the majority of the committee
on resolutions. This created excitement
for a time, and there was every
prospect, in place of a harmonious con
vention, of having a fight on the floor
oyer tbe indorsement of one or the
other of tbe distinguished gentlemen.
The perplexity was increased, owing
to tbe fact that nobody knew whether
Palmer expected unqualified instruc
tion, or merely an indorsement. There
fore Congressman Cable telegrphed bim
and late tonight received a reply in
which Palmer says he does not ask abso
lute instructions. He does not wish
to antagonize Cleveland and to avoid a
further misunderstanding must refer the
whole subject to bis friends and to the
As tbe result of this a compromise is
practically agreed upon tonight provid
ing for tbe endorsement of Palmer, bat
instructing the Illinois delegation to
vote as a unit for Grover Cleveland
should hia name at any time be pre
sented by the state of New York.
A Bolld Antl-Harrlson Delegation Will
Go to Minneapolis.
Denver, April 20.—From the action
of two district conventions today, and
various county conventions throughout
the state yesterday, the result of to
morrow's Republican convention can
safely be predicted to be solidly against
the re-nomination of president Harri
son. The delegations will be unin
structed except that they are to work
for the nomination of any honorable
man who favors the free coinage of
The state convention of the Colorado
silver leagues met here yesterday. Del
egates were selected to the national
silver convention, and a resolution
adopted that should tbe Democratic and
Republican conventions fail to nomi
nate for president and vice-president
men with pronounced silver views, it
will be the duty of the voters to sup
port any party that may promise a
speedy reinstatement of silver.
The resolution continues: "This sil
ver convention, representing as it does
the people of Colorado irrespective of
party, pledges its faithful and unequivo
cal support in favor of tbe political party
that will faitnfully carry out the pur
pose of the free coinage of silver."
It was also resolved, as the sentiment
of the convention, that the Colorado
state convention should instruct the
delegates to the national convention to
withdraw from the convention if they
do not succeed iv getting free silver
planks in the party plat forms.
He Has Not Yet Pledged His Faith to the
Chicago, April 26.—An Indianapolis
dispatch states that T. E. Johnson has
been sent to interview Judge Gresham
to see if he will accept the People's
party nomination for the presidency.
The dispatch also quoted a statement
from the party organ, the Non-Conform
ist, stating that Judge Gresham had
written letters to individual members
of the par ty bearing a favorable con
struction as to his willingness to become
the third party standard bearer. When
shown the dispatch. Judge Gresham
stated that he had not seen, nor heard
of Mr. Johnson, neither had he written
any such letters as those attributed to
NEW YORK RE-APPORTIONED.
The Special Session of the Legislature
Completes Its Work.
Albany, April 26.—The legislature
has passed the re-apportionment bill, and
the extra session is at an end. Before
the bill passed the senate, it was
amended so that one member was taken
from New York county and given to
Steuben, and one member from King's
county and given to Duchess. This
leaves New York with thirty members
and Kings with eighteen, a gain of six
Tbe Sherman-Foraker Fight Likely to
Be Renewed Today.
Cleveland, Ohio, April 26. —The Re
publican state convention meets here
tomorrow. Chairman Halm, of the
state central committee, thinks there
will be no clash in the convention be
tween the Sherman and Foraker adher
ents, but others are inclined to think
the struggle for the control of the party
in the state will be renewed with vigor.
Two Sets of Delegates Elected to the
Birmingham, Ala., April 26.—1n nearly
ail congressional districts the Repub
licans today held conventions and
selected delegates to the national con
i vention. The third, fourth, fifth, eighth
and ninth districts selected two sets of
delegates. The only issue was on Chair
man Moseby of the state central com
mittee. He is a white man, and the
negroes are trying to capture the chair
manship for one of their own race; the
opposition to him was also anti-Harri
fiou. In the majority of the districts
the antis carried the day. Moseby,
however, is confident of seating all his
delegates at Minneapolis.
OPPOSED TO FUSION.
Chairman Taubeneck Want* a People's
Party Pure and Simple.
Topeka, Kan., April 26.—The Alliance
Advocate publishes a letter today from
11. E. Taubeneck, chairman of the na
tional People's central committee, op
posing fusion in any of the Alliance
states. He states that there is no truth
in tbe report from Minnesota that there
will be a combine against the Republi
cans. He quotes a resolution adopted
by the national executive committee,
which declares that it is unalterably
opposed to fusion with any political
party, and will nut recognize any indi
vidual committee or organization that
proposes or enters into such fusion, as
affiliated with the People's party.
THE BOSTON AT SAN DIEGO.
A .'utile Search for Castaways on the
Hevilla Oiodo Islands.
San Diego, April 26.—The United
States cruiser Boston arrived here today.
While in Mexican waters some time ago
the Boßton leceived orders from the
navy department to search the Revilla
Giodo islands for shipwrecked sailors
supposed to have been lost somewhere
in that group. The islands are off Maz
atlan on the coast of Mexico. It was
near them that last September the brig
Tahiti was found floating bottom side
up, and it was supposed that some of
the sailors might have made a landing
upon the islands. The Tahiti was said
to have been a genuine pirate and slaver,
and was loaded down with natives from
the South Sea islands, who were being
taken.to the west coast of Mexico to
work in the sugar and coffee plantations.
The crew and slaves were all lost. The
Boston made a thorough search of these
islands, but found no trace of any living
human beings. The Boßton will remain
here till Saturday and then proceed to
THE LAND OF FIRE.
Volcanoes In the Cocopah Region in
Yuma, Ariz., April 26.—Indians from
Lower California arrived here yesterday
aud report the volcanoes near Lake Sul
lulee, close to the Gulf of California, in
active operation. They say that on the
16th of April an earthquake was felt
and almost immediately the volcanoes
became active. The greatest eruption
occurred last Thursday night. The
country for twenty miles around was
illuminated by burning sulphur, and
molten rock was burled hundreds of
feet by the volcanoes, while the noises
of exploding gases soon spread conster
nation among the Indians who were
down in that region on a hunting trip.
The Indians hurried away as quickly as
possible. This report confirms the pre
vious accounts from the Lower Califor
nia volcano region, that whenever heavy
earthquakes have occurred on the Pa
cific coast, the activity of these volca
noes has greatly increased.
A COP'S MISTAKE.
An American Consul Shot at by a Vene
Hew York, April 26.—Mail advices
from La Guayra, Venezuela, April 20th,
say: Philip C. Hanna, United States
consul to La Guayra, was fired upon by
a policeman in the streets of La Guayra
at 9:30 o'clock last Wednesday night.
The bullet whizzed past unpleasantly
close to tbe consul, but did not hit him.
Mr. Hanne pounced upon the police
man, demanding what the shot meant.
When the policeman saw whom he had
fired upon, he was greatly disconcerted
and begged for mercy. On the follow
ing day the American consulate was be
sieged by government officials, anxious
to apologize for the unfortunate incident.
Mr. Hanna assured tbe officials that he
looked upon tbe affair as a mistake and
bore the unfortunate policeman no ill
SOUTHERN PACIFIC NEWS.
Work on New Lines Progressing—Presi
dent Huntington's Movements.
San Francisco, April 26.—Chief En
gineer Hood reports grading on the line
west of Bakersfield as progressing rap
idly, and that track-laying will begin
in a few days. On the new road from
Collis to Fresno the grade is being
pushed ahead and the track-layers will
soon be at work.
President Huntington will start on a
trip of inspection tomorrow, going first
to Sacramento, wbere he will be ban
queted by the board of trade of that
city in the evening. On the following
day he will visit Stockton, remaining
there two or three hours. From Stock
ton Mr. Huntington will run south as
far as Fresno, and may possibly con
tinue to Los Angeleß, although Fresno
is his point of destination at present.
An Art Gallery Fire.
Chicago, April 26.—Fire damaged
the new Athenaeum building tonight to
the extent of $20,000. Tbe rooms of
the Chicago society of artists was
partly gutted, and many choice paint
ings ruined. The loss on them cannot
be computed now, but may reach
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